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Friday 3 January 1947

1947-01-03

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Dead Reckoning, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Dead Reckoning

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lizabeth Scott, Morris Carnovsky

Country: United States

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Angels and Demons

Directed by: Antnio Lopes Ribeiro

Starring: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre

Country: United States

Les Misérables

Directed by: Richard Boleslawski

Starring: Fredric March, Charles Laughton, Cedric Hardwicke

Country: United States

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Duel in the Sun

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck

Country: United States

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The Beast with Five Fingers

Directed by: Robert Florey

Starring: Robert Alda, Andrea King, Peter Lorre

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Bristol-Myers Tele-Varieties

Starring: Jinx Falkenburg, Tex McCrary

Country: United States

Melody Bar Ranch

Country: United States

Squeaky Mulligan, the Talking Cat

Starring: Al Jarvis, Arlene Gray, Mike Jarvis, Russell Jefferson

Country: United States

Know Your New York

Starring: Evelyn Peterson, Don Roper

Country: United States

The Army Hour

Country: United States

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Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 January 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
  • Feast day of St Genevieve
Famous Birthdays:
  • Zulema : American singer-songwriter (Faith Hope and Charity) (d. 2013).
  • Sergey Filipovich: Protchenko; Russian cosmonaut.
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Facts:
  • 1st opening session of Congress to be televised
  • William Dawson becomes 1st black to head congressional committee
  • Proceedings of the U.S. Congress are televised for the first time.
  • First opening session of US Congress to be televised.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1947 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Jan August - Misirlou
  2. White Christmas - Jo Stafford
  3. Perry Como - Winter Wonderland

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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Moneyman

By: Thomas B. Costain

The Moneyman By Thomas B. Costain 1947 Hardcover. Thrilling story of a great conspiracy and Romance in the Court of King VII Published by Doubleday & Comp.

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Gentleman's Agreement

By: Laura Z. Hobson

The plot of GENTLEMAN'S AGREEMENT concerns the experiences of a young Gentile writer who poses as a Jew in order to secure material on anti-Semitism for a series of magazine articles.

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Lydia Bailey

By: Kenneth Roberts

Lydia Bailey, by Roberts, Kenneth

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